From modest beginnings, with only five researchers in the 1960s, the research service has matured into a professional unit relying on the expertise of over 80 research analysts and a dozen research librarians, supplemented by a separate centre of excellence on economic and financial matters created in 2008 and headed by the Parliamentary Budget Officer.
What does PBO stand for?
PBO stands for Parliamentary Budget Officer (Canada)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The Victorian Coalition Government is today bringing legislation to Parliament to establish an independent Parliamentary Budget Officer to undertake costings of political parties election promises.
Both the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) and the Auditor General found that the F-35's costs were hidden and not fully appreciated: the performance of the aircraft has also been in question.
One can easily speculate that Clifford Clark would be amazed to see a parliamentary budget officer freelancing on budget issues, essentially reporting to the media.
A recent report released by the Parliamentary Budget Officer states that inadequate planning, redirected budgets, and no inspections has placed many First Nations schools across Canada in a poor state and furthermore, criticizes Indian and Northern Affairs Canada(INAC) for its management of the schools.
Parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page had said the budget forecast was too rosy.
In 2006, the Act was amended to include a Parliamentary Budget Officer as a senior officer of the Library; the Act sets out the selection process and the mandate of the office.
The bill respecting the FAO was amended by the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly which, in its deliberations, had called Kevin Page as a witness, the first federal Parliamentary Budget Officer.